It has just taken me thirty five minutes to log into my PC this evening. For those thirty five minutes, the X server just refused to boot up. Why, I am at a loss to know. The graphical login page just returned me to itself.
Posts about Computers
Funny isn't it that you spend more time preparing to upgrade your operating system, then you do actually upgrading your operating system.
There was a time when I used to rifle through my Windows looking for redundant .ini files, or unnecessary log files. Anything to give my hard drive some more space. And I'd diligently defrag it once a month to get that perfomance boost.
My PC's been getting a little slow in it's old age so I thought I'd treble its RAM to 384Mb. I've never used Crucial before, but they are often raved about, so thought I'd give them ago. And it was a very pleasing experience.
Had to use a floppy disk this evening.
Computers have played a big part in my life - even giving me a career. And over those years I've had my fair share of computer equipment. And a lot of it still remains. In a box. A big box. Until tonight.
Well I guess Chicken Soup can't solve every problem which is why I spent most of yesterday and part of today, in bed with flu.
Okay, I'm confused now. Certainly it looked like I had the Sasser virus on Muffin the Wonder Laptop...
How depressing. I connect the Windows XP laptop to the internet for the first time in 6 months and bamm. Sasser virus.
Computers are wonderful things. Until they go wrong.